Haleakalā Silversword Plant Could Be Doomed By Climate Change

January 2013
National Parks Traveler;1/30/2013, p1
The article reflects on climate changes in various aspects of the National Park System in the U.S. including the glaciers in Glacier National Park in British Columbia, Joshua Trees at Joshua Tree National Park in California, and the Haleakala silversword plant at Haleakala National Park in Hawaii. According to the U.S. Geological Survey Haleakala silversword plant, which made a strong recovery from 20th-century threats, has entered in a period of decline. It informs that the U.S. National Park Service puts its effort to protect the plant from local disturbance from humans and introduced species.


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